Portuguese speaking finance experts - MzN Consulting, Various

Closing date:  10 Nov 2012
MzN | International is a non-profit, social business providing short and long-term technical assistance to non-governmental organisations. Our core skills are delivering capacity enhancement and interim management services in the area of financial and grant management. We also help clients in their recruitment efforts in this area. We are currently seeking Portuguese speaking financial experts for various locations worldwide.

MzN | International manages the recruitment process for our clients. Clients include major iNGOs, such as Save the Children, Oxfam, IRC, Action Aid and also smaller ones like Mission East and Nonviolent Peaceforce. Candidates who are successful in their application will receive an attractive salary and remuneration package. Candidates may be considered for more than one of the posts currently available without having to submit multiple applications. This process ensures that candidates can apply efficiently and that the best candidates are matched with the most suitable post.

• Responsible for Finance and Grant management at the national office and sub offices, ensuring ongoing capacity enhancement, managing investments into change projects, and • Ensuring compliance to local laws, the organisation’s internal systems and donor rules and regulations • Financial and grant related matters relating to the national and sub offices, and oversee activities, including leading on training of staff and other capacity building initiatives • Build effective relationships within the organisation, with external consultants and donors. • Support the Executive Management Team to achieve the NGO’s goals and mission • Advising, foreseeing challenges, training needs and potential conflicts before they arise to plan and implement mitigating action.

• PROFESSIONAL FLUENCY IN PORTUGUESE • At least 5 years experience working within Finance, of which at least 3 years in the NGO sector, preferably in the developing world • Qualified professional accountant (internationally recognised qualification as CA, ACA, ACCA, CIMA). Please note that practical experience equivalent will be considered • Experience in staff management, supervision and capacity building • Proven track record of providing strategic support for multi-sector and/ or multi-country programmes • Knowledge of requirements of, and experience in budgeting and reporting to major donors (USAID, DFID, ECHO, UN agencies, WB, EC, AusAID, OFDA, EuropeAid) • Good attention to detail and analytical skills • Computer literate (i.e. MS Word, advanced Excel, Email communication software (e.g. Outlook), Internet Explorer, financial systems). • Strong communication (written and spoken), and interpersonal skills in English, with experience in managing multicultural teams

How to apply: 
HOW TO APPLY MzN | International will evaluate CVs based solely on the above required qualifications. Candidates who do not meet these qualifications will not be considered. We regret that due to the volume of application we can only contact successful applicants.
Application must be made through our website: please fill out the online application questions, and submit your CV using our CV template available for download here. Note that we cannot accept and will not consider applications made using other CV templates. Please name your CV file: MzN Standard CV – Forename Surname. On the CV please do not forget to detail which role you are applying for at the top of the CV template.

Should you experience any problems with the online application, please send an email to joinus@mzninternational.com
We will contact successful candidates immediately. Candidates will be considered for all available posts and do not need to submit more than one application.